[Haskell-cafe] ghc in macports

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Thu Aug 12 17:56:12 EDT 2010

On 12 Aug 2010, at 20:46, Gaius Hammond wrote:

>> its not for those that also installs standard distributions, it  
>> seems.
>> But what's wrong with the binaries listed here:
>> http://haskell.org/ghc/
>> Fairly easy to install.
> Yes and no; on OSX 10.5.8 it works better to install GHC from the  
> binary then build Platform yourself. On 10.6 it seems to be OK.

OK. I was only thinking on the compiler (as in the first post). When  
adding packages, it is trickier; I've only by hand. Then in some case  
MacPorts might be better if wanting to do a lot of package chasing -  
perhaps it was Gtk.

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